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    U.S. announces additional $28 million in humanitarian assistance for Ukraine
    May27

    U.S. announces additional $28 million in humanitarian assistance for Ukraine

    KYIV – U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) Nancy Izzo-Jackson and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator Robert Jenkins on May 20 announced that the United States will provide more than $28 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to...

    The return of Nadiya Savchenko to Ukraine
    May27

    The return of Nadiya Savchenko to Ukraine

    John Kerry Press Statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, released in Washington on May 25. I welcome today’s news that Nadiya Savchenko has returned to Ukraine and the government of Ukraine’s humanitarian decision to release two Russian service members captured on Ukrainian soil and convicted of terrorism-related charges....

    Crimean Tatar leader visiting Canada urges strong sanctions against Russia
    May27

    Crimean Tatar leader visiting Canada urges strong sanctions against Russia

    OTTAWA – The CBC reported on May 18 that Mustafa Dzhemilev, a long-time human rights activist repeatedly jailed for political dissent in the former Soviet Union and a leader of the Crimean Tatars, urged the government of Canada “to live up to its promises and pass legislation to punish Russians defying human rights.” Mr. Dzhemilev, […]...

    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier
    May27

    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier

    German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier Friday floated the possibility of a “step by step” reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is progress on implementing peace accords on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source:...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: Channel...

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking
    May27

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking

    European heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria has been ranked fourth in the chart of leading heavyweight boxers of the prestigious publication Boxing News. The chart is led by Tyson Fury who replaced Wladimir Klitschko at the boxing top in late 2015. The Ukrainian is second followed by WBC winner Deontay Wilder. …read more Source:...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: The...

    Podcast: Now That She’s Free
    May27

    Podcast: Now That She’s Free

    For 708 days, Nadia Savchenko was a symbol of Ukrainian resolve and resistance. How will she fare as a politician? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)
    May27

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)

    Athens (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Greece on Friday aiming to reinforce a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid continuing diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: The West...